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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] Counties in 1815.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] Counties 4 January 1815.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
*'''County Seat: '''Waverly<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] (north){{·}}[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] (south){{·}}[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (west){{·}} [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (southwest){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (east)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] (north){{·}}[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] (south){{·}}[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (west){{·}} [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (southwest){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (east)
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Courthouses/pike.html Pike County Courthouse]
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
'''1815--'''Pike County was created 4 January 1815 from [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]], and [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Waverly <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
 
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*See an interactive map of Pike County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
 
*See an interactive map of Pike County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
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== County Courthouse ==
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*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Courthouses/pike.html Pike County Courthouse]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Pike_County/ Histopolis], includes details for Pike County, cemeteries, cities, townships
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Pike_County/ Histopolis], includes details for Pike County, cemeteries, cities, townships
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
 
*[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]]
 
*[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]]
 
*[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]]
 
*[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 20:02, 10 August 2012

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Pike County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Pike County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 4, 1815
County Seat Waverly
Courthouse
Pike County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1815
1867
1799
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Adams, Ross, and Scioto Counties 4 January 1815.[1]
  • County Seat: Waverly
  • Neighboring Counties: Pike County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Ross (north) · Scioto (south) · Highland (west) · Adams (southwest) · Jackson (east)

Ohio Digital Collections




Boundary Changes

County Courthouse

Places/Localities

Populated Places


Resources

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church

Court

  • Many Court Records for Pike County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.
  • Many Guardianship Records for Pike County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Funeral Homes

Land

Local Histories

Maps


Military

General 

- Military Index

Civil War

  • Civil War service men from Ross County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Ross County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, Company C

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenships

Newspapers


Probate

  • Pike County Wills & Administrations
  • Many Probate Records for Pike County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).